Austria business visa is issued to Indians traveling to Austria for business purposes.
It is also a type C short-stay visa valid for 90 days and allows multiple entries into Austria.
Valid Indian Residency Permit or return visa to India for citizens of Bangladesh / Bhutan / India / Maldives / Nepal / Sri Lanka is required when travelling on a business visa to Austria.
For Tibetans travelling on Indian IC (yellow Identity Certificate) it is mandatory to hold a Return Visa (valid until at least three months after your intended return to India) apart from the stamped entry “No objection to return to India” (NORI) in the IC.
Self-employed applicants are to submit one of the following: GST certificate/ Udhyog Aadhar Memorandum/ Import Export Certificate/ Certificate of Incorporation.
If you are travelling for other purposes such as training, voluntary or project work, Permission by the Austrian Labor Market Authority “AMS”(Entsendebewilligung, Anzeigebestätigung) is to be obtained by the inviting Austrian company.
An invitation letter from the Austrian company / Business Operation is required. It should state the nature of the business to be conducted, sponsor of the business and previous deals.
Applicants are required to have a hotel reservation or host in Austria. If you have a host, the person is required to send you an invitation letter.
If the applicant intends to stay longer than 6 (six) months, Residence Permit (“Aufenthaltstitel”) has to be applied for. Visa “C” can be applied for with validity of up to 90 days, Visa "D" between 91 and 180 days. Visa in both categories cannot be extended or renewed in Austria.
The Consul reserves the right to request additional documents and applicants would be called for an interview if necessary.
Business Visa from India to Austria Requirements
International passport valid for three months from return date with blank pages for visa stamps.
Copies of previous passports and photocopy of the data page of the current passport.
Two colored passport photographs.
Completed and signed visa application form.
Travel insurance confirmation worth €30,000.
Sufficient funds for the duration of stay.
Proof of civil status.
Validity: 90 days Processing Time: 15 working days Cost:
EP-13, Chandragupta Marg Chanakyapuri New Delhi 110021 India